The assassin filled Bullet Train has rounded out its cast as Deadline reports that Michael Shannon (Man of Steel), Zazie Beetz (Deadpool 2) and Masi Oka (Heroes) have joined the upcoming action thriller from director David Leitch.
Bullet Train – which is based on the Japanese novel Maria Beetle by best-selling author Kotaro Isaka – will be directed by Leitch who will also be supervising the script written by Zak Olkewicz. The book follows five assassins who all find themselves on the same train from Tokyo to Morioka. The English translation of Isaka’s novel will be released next year.
Shannon, Beetz and Oka and join a cast that includes Brad Pitt, Joey King, Andrew Koji and Aaron-Taylor Johnson.
Leitch, whose credits include Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2, John Wick, and Hobbs and Shaw, will produce the project with Kelly McCormick through their company 87North, along with Antoine Fuqua and Kat Samick. Brittany Morrissey is the executive overseeing the project for Sony Pictures.
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